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VirtuCube 3D-Scanner

by virtumake, published

VirtuCube 3D-Scanner by virtumake Feb 22, 2013

Description

A David-Laserscanner in a box.

The beamer, the camera and the turntable are fixed relative to each other. You just need to calibrate once and get many high-quality scans.

Tutorial: youtu.be/ZP8IP8WydAw

Watch the video at: youtu.be/F2pRHFcEtFY

Example:
thingiverse.com/thing:54803

Get the latest CAD files of this project on my homepage: virtumake.com

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Hi! The CAD files for the turntable need to be changed to the new size of the servo, but that's no big deal. The firmware needs an upgrade too, because the controller of the servo is different. This servo gets the information about the speed and the direction. The original servo has some kind of position information as well. However, it basically possible to use such a servo.

360 Servo since one isn't posted for US, would this work well? https://www.sparkfun.com/produ...

Thank you for your feedback! I'll add this information to my David projects to avoid confusion.

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Please find the detailed building instrucions at: diy3dscan.com

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NodSwal on Mar 29, 2013 said:

360 Servo since one isn't posted for US, would this work well? https://www.sparkfun.com/produ...

virtumake on Mar 30, 2013 said:

Hi! The CAD files for the turntable need to be changed to the new size of the servo, but that's no big deal. The firmware needs an upgrade too, because the controller of the servo is different. This servo gets the information about the speed and the direction. The original servo has some kind of position information as well. However, it basically possible to use such a servo.

rhmorrison on Mar 5, 2013 said:

The David Laser Scanner software costs €329!
The FREE version won't let you save certain things or do SLS.

virtumake on Mar 5, 2013 said:

Thank you for your feedback! I'll add this information to my David projects to avoid confusion.

hvalner on Feb 28, 2013 said:

Could you maybe get us links to the items on Amazon USA?

And what is the main difference in Thing 52850, Thing 36989, And Thing 37835

virtumake on Mar 3, 2013 said:

Links to Amazon.com are online :)

virtumake on Feb 28, 2013 said:

I'll update the links during the weekend.

The difference in the things is: 52850 is fixed setup with included turntable. You can scan objects of about 10cm and the scanning process is fully automated.

Thing 36989 is a "standard" David setup. Very flexible, but not very convenient, because you need to calibrate quite often. No turntable s included in this setup.

Thing 37835 is a turntable with a modified standard servo. It can control the David software and could be used for any David Setup.

rhmorrison on Feb 27, 2013 said:

There are a lot cheaper webcams (from Logitech) available.
Can I assume that you picked this particular one because it can take 8MB still photos?

virtumake on Feb 27, 2013 said:

The C615 is natively supported by David-Laserscanner. The software can control the most important features of the webcam. Furthermore, the webcam records with 30fps. This speeds the scanning process up.

rhmorrison on Feb 27, 2013 said:

Does this setup make better 3d scans than the Kinect or Asus 3d scanners?

virtumake on Feb 27, 2013 said:

Well, it depends on the size of the object you want to scan. Bigger objects are easier scanned with Kinect scanner, because they are more portable. These scanner need a minimum distance to the object of at least 40-80cm. So, you cannot scan small objects. to scan small objects, you'll need a strucutred-light, or laser scanner like david.

nmz787 on Feb 27, 2013 said:

Most likely, the turntable could be rotated in even smaller steps and resolution would also increase (along with total scan time)

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